Active ingredients: sildenafil
What it is used for
Sildenafil is used to treat patients with pulmonary arterial hypertension classified as WHO functional classes II and III, to improve exercise capacity. Efficacy has been shown in primary pulmonary hypertension and pulmonary hypertension associated with connective tissue disease. The efficacy of sildenafil has not been evaluated in patients currently on bosentan therapy.
How to take it
You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.
- The way to take this medicine: Oral
- Store below 30 degrees Celsius
- Store in Original Container
- Lifetime is 3 Years.
Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.
White to off white, round biconvex, film coated tablets, engraved "APO" on one side and "SIL" over "20" on the other side.
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Do I need a prescription?
This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is Schedule 4: Prescription Only Medicine.
Is this medicine subsidised?
This medicine is subsidised which may make it cheaper. To learn more about this subsidy, visit the Phamaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) website
Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?
For the active ingredient sildenafil
You should seek advice from your doctor or pharmacist about taking this medicine. They can help you balance the risks and the benefits of this medicine during pregnancy.
For side effects, taking other medicines and more
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